Contra Costa County Employment & Human Services-Hercules - CCC EHSD

Address

151 Linus Pauling Drive
Hercules, CA 94547

http://ehsd.org/

Description:

Provides applications and application interviews for CalFresh, CalWORKs, Medi-Cal, and other social services provided by the county. New Medi-Cal and CalFresh applicants can apply online at www.benefitscalwin.org or call to obtain application.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Date of Official Change:

June 22, 2018

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

151 Linus Pauling Drive
Hercules, CA 94547

Mailing

P.O. Box 4114
Concord, CA 94524

Contacts

Phone Numbers

Backdoor Number

(800) 709-8348

Main Number

(877) 505-4630

Accessibility:

Handicap Accessible

Description

Accepts applications for and provides CalFresh benefits for eligible households. The CalFresh program is a nutrition assistance program in which eligible low income households can purchase food at participating grocery stores with the use of an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card that looks like a credit or debit card. Someone can be eligible if they own a home, have no children, are working, own a vehicle, or have no permanent address. People who need assistance meeting their food needs are encouraged to apply for CalFresh, income limits apply. Visit website for more information: http://ehsd.org/benefits/calfresh-formerly-known-as-food-stamps/

Hours

Monday-Friday, 8-5pm

Eligibility

Contra Costa resident and a US citizen, refugee, asylees, legal permanent resident or Cuban/Haitian entrant; in most cases assets are not counted. Eligibility specifics are reviewed at the application interview.

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Application can be requested by phone, picked up at the office or completed online: www.mybenefitscalwin.org. For further questions about CalFresh eigibility visit website or call.

Languages

Language Line available

Service Area

Contra Costa County

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • California
    • Contra Costa County
      • Antioch
      • Bay Point
      • Bethel Island
      • Brentwood
      • Byron
      • Discovery Bay
      • Knightsen
      • Oakley
      • Pittsburg
      • West Pittsburg
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Description

Provides health coverage for children, parents, pregnant women, aged individuals, those who are blind or disabled according to Social Security rules and adults who meet the income guidelines.

Hours

Monday-Friday, 8-5pm

Required Documents

Check website or call for information; http://ehsd.org/benefits/medi-cal-and-health-coverage-options/

Eligibility

Individuals enrolled in one of the following programs: SSI/SSP, CalWORKs (AFDC), Refugee Assistance, Foster Care or Adoption Assistance Program, In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS); OR 65 or older, blind, disabled, under 21, pregnant, in a skilled nursing or intermediate care home, on refugee status for a limited time, depending how long you have been in the United States, a parent or caretaker relative or a child under 21, if the child's parent is deceased or doesn't live with the child, or the child's parent is incapacitated, or the child's parent is under employed or unemployed. Non-elderly, non-disabled adults age 21-65 whose income is under 138%FPL are eligible as well. Call for specific eligibility requirements.

Fees

Client may have a share of cost or a premium due; both are dependent on client income and eligible program.

Intake Procedure

Apply online at www.mybenefitscalwin.org, in person or by phone (800-709-8348) application will be mailed.

Languages

English, Spanish and Language line available

Service Area

Contra Costa County

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • California
    • Contra Costa County
      • Crockett
      • El Cerrito
      • El Sobrante
      • Hercules
      • Hilltop Mall
      • Knightsen
      • North Richmond
      • N Richmond
      • Pinole
      • Point Richmond
      • Pt Richmond
      • Richmond
      • Rodeo
      • San Pablo
      • Tara Hills

Telephone Numbers

Number:
877-505-4630
Name:
Main Number
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Description

Provides a program to issue a maximum of $1,500 to eligible participants who have obtained a job or received a documented offer of employment, and need to move closer to work, child care, or public transportation. Or families living in temporary situations who are employed and are in need of permanent housing are also eligible. This subsidy may be used for moving expenses, such as moving truck rental, utility deposits, and security deposit. Payment is made directly to the vendor or landlord. Visit website for more information: http://ehsd.org/benefits/calworks-welfare-to-work-program/housing/

Hours

Monday-Friday, 8-5pm

Required Documents

Documented proof of employment or job offer

Eligibility

Actively receiving CalWORKs or be within the 12 months of Job Retention Services following discontinuance from CalWORKs; individual must provide documented proof of employment or job offer; individual must attend Financial Literacy Workshops.

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Apply through CalWORKs caseworker

Languages

English, Spanish and Language line available

Service Area

Contra Costa County

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • California
    • Contra Costa County
      • Crockett
      • El Cerrito
      • El Sobrante
      • Hercules
      • Hilltop Mall
      • Knightsen
      • North Richmond
      • N Richmond
      • Pinole
      • Point Richmond
      • Pt Richmond
      • Richmond
      • Rodeo
      • San Pablo
      • Tara Hills

Telephone Numbers

Number:
877-505-4630
Type:
Main Number
Name:
Main Number
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Description

Provides a special need payment to meet their costs for temporary housing. The maximum Temporary Homeless Assistance payment is based on size of the CalWORKs family and is for a maximum of 16 days. Homeless Assistance is available once in a 12-month period unless the family is homeless due to domestic violence, natural disaster, inhabitable living conditions, or a physical or mental disability. All exceptions must be verified by a third party agency. Provides Homeless Assistance Grant, a rental payment paid directly to the landlord to prevent loss of housing or eviction by eligible families due to financial hardship or circumstances beyond their control, not for lease violations. This assistance would be for a rent arrearage of up to two months or $1,500, whichever is less.

Hours

Monday-Friday, 8-5pm

Required Documents

Client must contact their CalWORKs caseworker or call main number.

Eligibility

Temporary Homeless Assistance program: Actively receiving CalWORKs and meet all eligibility requirements; Homeless Assistance Grant: Homeless, CalWORKs qualified Contra Costa resident.

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Client must contact their CalWORKs caseworker or call main number.

Languages

English, Spanish and Language line available

Service Area

Contra Costa County

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • California
    • Contra Costa County
      • Crockett
      • El Cerrito
      • El Sobrante
      • Hercules
      • Hilltop Mall
      • Knightsen
      • North Richmond
      • N Richmond
      • Pinole
      • Point Richmond
      • Pt Richmond
      • Richmond
      • Rodeo
      • San Pablo
      • Tara Hills

Telephone Numbers

Number:
877-505-4630
Name:
Main Number
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Description

Provides financial assistance for children who lack financial support. Families that qualify for ongoing assistance receive money each month for basic needs.

Hours

Monday-Friday, 8-5pm

Required Documents

Check website or call for information.

Eligibility

Contra Costa resident-family with dependent children; child must be deprived of support due to unemployed/underemployed adult in family or adult is physically or mentally handicapped; parent is deceased or parent is continually absent from home; child/children must 0-18; income limits apply.

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Apply online or call for information; application for CalWORKs includes completion of eligibility forms and an interview with a case-manager. Aid cannot begin until all conditions of eligibility have been verified. Cannot apply by mail.

Languages

English, Spanish and Language line available.

Service Area

Contra Costa County

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • California
    • Contra Costa County
      • Crockett
      • El Cerrito
      • El Sobrante
      • Hercules
      • Hilltop Mall
      • Knightsen
      • North Richmond
      • N Richmond
      • Pinole
      • Point Richmond
      • Pt Richmond
      • Richmond
      • Rodeo
      • San Pablo
      • Tara Hills

Telephone Numbers

Number:
877-505-4630
Type:
Main Number
Name:
Main Number
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Description

Promotes and encourages work to enable families to become self-sufficient. Cash Aid recipients are eligible for the CalWORKs Welfare-to-Work Employment and Training Program. Recipients with children 13 and under may be eligible for child care assistance. Website has extensive information http://ehsd.org/benefits/calworks-welfare-to-work-program/

Hours

Monday-Friday, 8-5pm

Required Documents

Contact caseworker or call main line.

Eligibility

Contra Costa resident approved for CalWORKs. Anyone receiving CalWORKs cash aid must participate in the Welfare-to-Work program unless that person is exempt. Individuals are exempt when they have a good reason for not participating, such as being ill or incapacitated or are caring for an incapacitated person.

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

CalWORKS clients must contact caseworker or call main line.

Languages

English, Spanish and Language line available

Service Area

Contra Costa County

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • California
    • Contra Costa County
      • Crockett
      • El Cerrito
      • El Sobrante
      • Hercules
      • Hilltop Mall
      • Knightsen
      • North Richmond
      • N Richmond
      • Pinole
      • Point Richmond
      • Pt Richmond
      • Richmond
      • Rodeo
      • San Pablo
      • Tara Hills

Telephone Numbers

Number:
877-505-4630
Type:
Main Number
Name:
Main Number
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